Executive Committee

  • President:               Elizabeth Dickey / Carnegie Mellon University
  • President-elect:      Sanjay Mathur / University of Cologne
  • Past President:        Dana Goski / Allied Mineral Products, LLC
  • Treasurer:                Stephen Houseman / Harrop Industries, Inc.
  • Treasurer-elect:       Dan Tipsord / Skyworks RF Ceramics/Trans-Tech, Inc.
  • Executive Director:  Mark Mecklenborg  / ACerS

Board of Directors

  • Kristin Breder / Saint-Gobain Research North America
  • Darryl Butt / University of Utah
  • Helen Chan / Lehigh University
  • Monica Ferraris /  Politecnico di Torino
  • Olivia Graeve / University of California, San Diego
  • William Headrick / Missouri Refractories Co.
  • Eva Hemmer / University of Ottawa
  • Shibin Jiang / AdValue Photonics Inc.
  • Makio Naito / Osaka University
  • Olivia Brandt, Student Member / Purdue University
  • Stephen Freiman, Parliamentarian / Freiman Consulting, Inc.

Finance Committee

  • Stephen Houseman, Chair / Harrop Industries, Inc.
  • Dan Tipsord / Skyworks RF Ceramics/Trans-Tech, Inc.
  • Elizabeth Dickey / Carnegie Mellon University
  • Sanjay Mathur / University of Cologne
  • Mario Affatigato / Coe College
  • Kristin Breder / Saint-Gobain Research North America
  • Helen Chan / Lehigh University
  • Klaus-Markus (Mark) Peters / Fireline, Inc.

Past Presidents Council

  • 1978: John Wachtman
  • 1988-89: William Rhodes
  • 1989-90: William Payne
  • 1990-91: Robert Eagan
  • 1991-92: Dennis Readey
  • 1994-95: David Johnson
  • 1995-96: Delbert Day
  • 1996-97: Carol Jantzen
  • 1997-98: James McCauley
  • 1998-99: Steven Freiman
  • 1999-00: Paul Becher
  • 2000-01: Robert Oxnard
  • 2001-02: James Houseman
  • 2002-03: Gary Messing
  • 2003-04: Kathryn Logan
  • 2004-05: John Marra
  • 2006-07: Katherine Faber
  • 2007-08: L. David Pye
  • 2008-09: John Kaniuk
  • 2009-10: Edwin Fuller
  • 2010-11: Marina Pascucci
  • 2011-12: George Wicks
  • 2012-13: Richard Brow
  • 2013-14: David Green
  • 2014-15: Kathleen Richardson
  • 2015-16: Mrityunjay Singh
  • 2016-17: William Lee
  • 2017-18: Michael Alexander
  • 2018-19: Sylvia Johnson
  • 2019-20: Tatsuki Ohji
  • 2020-21: Dana Goski

Nominating Committee

  • 2021-22: Dana Goski, Chair / Allied Mineral Products, LLC
  • 2019-22: Palani Balaya / National University of Singapore
  • 2019-22: Glenn Gates / Walters Art Museum
  • 2019-22: Michael Halbig / NASA Glenn Research Center
  • 2020-23: Manabu Fukushima / National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
  • 2020-23: Liping Huang / Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • 2020-23: Martha Mecartney / University of California, Irvine
  • 2021-24: Edgar Lara-Curzio / Oak Ridge National Lab
  • 2021-24: Clive Randall / Penn State University
  • 2021-24: Jingyang Wang / Shenyang National Laboratory for Material Science-IMR

Publications Committee

  • 2016-22: David Poerschke, Chair 2018-22 / University of Minnesota
  • 2018-22: Bikramjit Basu / IISc Bangalore
  • 2018-22: Peter Kroll / University of Texas at Arlington
  • 2019-23: Brian Gorman / Colorado School of Mines
  • 2019-23: Adam Stevenson / Saint-Gobain
  • 2020-24: Jessica Krogstad / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 2020-24: Charmayne Lonergan / Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • 2021-25: Vania Regina Salvini / Federal University of São Carlos UFSCar
  • 2021-25: Vincenzo Sglavo / University of Trento

Book Publishing Sub-Committee

  • 2020-23: Yiquan Wu / Alfred University
  • 2020-23: Keith DeCarlo / Blasch Precision Ceramics
  • 2020-23: Ângelo Cristante Neto / University of Sao Paulo

Bulletin Editorial Advisory Board

  • 2019-22: Eliana N. Muccillo / Nuclear & Energy Research Institute
  • 2019-22: Oomman K. Varghese / University of Houston
  • 2020-23: Mike Hill / Trans-Tech Inc
  • 2020-23: Kelley Wilkerson / Missouri Science & Technology University
  • 2021-24: Yakup Gönüllü / Schott AG
  • 2021-24: Scott Cooper / Owens-Illinois, Inc

Meetings Committee

  • 2015-22: Rodney Trice, Chair 2018-22 / Purdue University
  • 2021-22: Matthew Dickerson / Air Force Research Laboratory
  • 2019-22: Jessica Rimsza / Sandia National Laboratories
  • 2020-23: Surojit Gupta / University of North Dakota
  • 2020-23: Nobuhito Imanaka / Osaka University
  • 2020-23: Doris Möncke / Alfred University
  • 2021-24: B. Reeja Jayan / Carnegie Mellon University
  • 2021-24: Yiquan Wu / Alfred University

Member Services Committee

  • 2018-22: Lisa Rueschhoff, Chair 2020-22 / Air Force Research Laboratory
  • 2018-22: Thomas Fischer / University of Cologne
  • 2020-23: Emmanuel Maillet / GE Research
  • 2019-23: Surojit Gupta / University of North Dakota
  • 2020-24: Theresa Davey / Tohoku University
  • 2020-24: Kevin Fox / Savanah River National Laboratory
  • 2020-24: Scott McCormack / University of California, Davis
  • 2021-25: Lavina Backman / U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
  • 2021-25: Corinne Packard / Colorado School of Mines
  • 2020-22: Ryan McCarty, Chair Diversity & Inclusion Comm / SAFCell Inc

Diversity and Inclusion Sub-Committee

  • 2018-23: Ryan McCarty, Chair 2020-22 / SAFCell Inc
  • 2017-24: Keith Bowman, Past Chair / University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • 2017-22: Sossina Haile / Northwestern University
  • 2018-23: Veena Tikare / Sandia National Laboratories
  • 2019-24: Ashley Hampton / Allied Mineral Products, LLC
  • 2019-24: Thomas Reeve / Lawrence Livermore National Lab
  • 2020-25: Margeaux Wallace / GE Research
  • 2020-22: Michael Walden, PCSA Rep / Colorado School of Mines
  • 2021-23: Kaline Furlan / Technische Universitaet Hamburg-Harburg
  • 2021-23: Theresa Davey / Tohoku University
  • 2020-21: Raj Bordia, Liaison to the Board of Directors / Clemson University
  • 2021-22: Lisa Rueschhoff, Member Services Comm Chair / Air Force Research Laboratory
  • 2021-22: Kathy Lu, Awards Comm Chair / Virginia Tech
  • 2021-23: Greg Rohrer, Awards Comm / Carnegie Mellon University

Society Awards Committee

  • 2020-22: Kathy Lu, Chair 2021-22 / Virginia Tech
  • 2021-23: Greg Rohrer / Carnegie Mellon University

Distinguished Life Members Sub-Committee

  • 2017-22: James Houseman, Chair 2021-22 / Harrop Industries, Inc.
  • 2018-23: Marina Pascucci / CeraNova Corporation
  • 2019-24: Amar Bhalla / University of Texas at San Antonio
  • 2020-25 Katherine Faber / Cal Tech
  • 2021-26: Dawn Bonnell / University of Pennsylvania

Panel of Fellows Sub-Committee

  • 2021-22: Jackie Johnson, Chair
  • 2016-22: Ed Fuller / Art, Archaeology & Conservation Science Division / North Carolina State University
  • 2017-23: Karren More / Basic Science Division / Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • 2021-24: Bikramjit Basu / Bioceramics Division / IISc Bangalore
  • 2018-23: Jeffrey Bullard / Cements Division / University of Illinois
  • 2006-21: Paul Clem / Electronics Division / Sandia National Laboratories
  • 2018-21: Scott Misture / Energy Materials and Systems Division / Alfred University
  • 2015-24: Dileep Singh, Engineering Ceramics Division / Argonne National Laboratory
  • 2016-22: Jackie Johnson /  Glass & Optical Materials Division / University of Tennessee Space Institute
  • 2015-24: Bill Carty / Manufacturing Division / Alfred University
  • 2010-22: Jeff Smith /Refractory Ceramics Division / Missouri University of Science & Technology
  • 2019-22: Mike Alexander / Structural Clay Products / Allied Mineral Products, Inc.
  • 2017-23: Geoff Brennecka / Education and Professional Development Council / Colorado School of Mines

Orton Memorial Lecture Sub-Committee

  • 2019-22: Jingyang Wang, Chair 2021-22 / Shenyang National Laboratory for Material Science-IMR
  • 2020-23: Kazumi Kato / AIST
  • 2020-24: Yoon-Bong Hahn / Chonbuk National University
  • 2020-25: Perena Gouma / The Ohio State University
  • 2021-26: Juan Nino / University of Florida

Ross Coffin Purdy Award Sub-Committee

  • 2017-22: Haiyan Wang, Chair 2021-22 / Purdue University
  • 2018-23: Kathleen Richardson / University of Central Florida
  • 2019-24: Lisa Klein / Rutgers University
  • 2020-25: Xingbo Liu / West Virginia University
  • 2021-26: Brady Gibbons / Oregon State University

John Jeppson Award Sub-Committee

  • 2019-22: Ruyan Guo, Chair 2021-22/ University of Texas at San Antonio
  • 2019-22: Jie Zhang / Institute of Metal Research
  • 2019-22: Katalin Balazsi / Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • 2021-25: Lane Martin / University of California at Berkeley
  • 2021-26: Carolina Tallon / Virginia Tech

Coble Award Sub-Committee

  • 2017-22: Wataru Sakamoto, Chair 2021-22 / Nagoya University
  • 2018-23: Charles Lewinsohn / Rational Solutions, LLC
  • 2019-24: Elizabeth Hoffman / Savannah River National Lab
  • 2020-25: Matthew Creedon / Washington Mills North Grafton, Inc
  • 2021-26: Javier Garay / University of California, San Diego

Frontiers of Science & Society Rustum Roy Lecture Sub-Committee

  • 2019-22: Palani Balaya, Chair 2021-22 / National University of Singapore
  • 2020-23: Beth Opila / University of Virginia
  • 2020-24: Young-Wook Kim / University of Seoul
  • 2020-25: Olivia Graeve / University of California, San Diego
  • 2021-26: Susan Trolier-McKinstry / Pennsylvania State University

W. David Kingery Award Sub-Committee

  • 2018-21: Carolina Tallon, Chair 2021-22 / Virginia Tech
  • 2019-22: Valentina Casalegno / Politecnico Di Torino
  • 2019-22: Hui-Suk Yun / Korea Institute of Materials Science
  • 2020-25: Ryan O’Hayre / Colorado School of Mines
  • 2021-26: Hui (Claire) Xiong / Boise State University

Spriggs Phase Equilibria Award Sub-Committee

  • 2019-22: Yiquan Wu / Alfred University
  • 2019-22: Isabel Knowlton Lloyd / University of Maryland
  • 2020-25: James Bennett / National Energy Technology Lab
  • 2021-25: Igor Levin / NIST
  • 2021-26: Christina Rost / James Madison University

Richard M. Fulrath Awards Sub-Committee

  • 2017-22: Andrew Gyekenyesi, Chair 2021-22 / Ohio Aerospace Institute
  • 2018-23: Kiyoshi Shimamura / National Institute for Materials Science
  • 2019-24: Michael Halbig / NASA Glenn Research Center
  • 2020-25: Junichi Tatami / Yokohama National University
  • 2021-26: Jon-Paul Maria / Pennsylvania State University

Corporate Environmental Achievement Award Sub-Committee

  • 2019-22: Shawn M. Allan, Chair 2021-22 / Lithoz America, LLC
  • 2020-23: Jed Lee / Meridian Brick
  • 2020-24: Dawn Mandich / Superior Technical Ceramics
  • 2020-25: Keith DeCarlo / Blasch Precision Ceramics
  • 2021-26: Lalit Sharma / Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute

Corporate Technical Achievement Award Sub-Committee

  • 2019-22: Shoko Suyama, Chair 2021-22 / Toshiba Corp.
  • 2020-23: Steven Ashlock / Kyanite Mining Corporation
  • 2020-24: Jenny Wang / AdValue Technology LLC
  • 2020-25: Mark Snyder / Almatis, Inc
  • 2021-26: Geoff Brennecka / Colorado School of Mines

Darshana and Arun Varshneya Frontiers of Glass Lectures Committee

  • 2019-22: George Wicks, Chair 2021-22 / Applied Research Center
  • 2020-23: Delia Brauer / Friedrich Schiller University Jena
  • 2020-24: Zhengyi Fu / Wuhan University of Technology
  • 2020-25: Manoj Mahapatra / University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • 2021-26: Charmayne Lonergan / Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Du-Co Ceramics Young Professional Award Committee

  • 2021-22: Yuxuan Gong, Chair / Jeld Wen, Inc
  • 2020-22: Lisa Rueschhoff / Air Force Research Laboratory
  • 2021-22: Victoria Blair / US Army Research Laboratory

Medal for Advancement in Ceramic Technology Award Committee

  • 2017-22: Alexander Michaelis / Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies & Systems IKTS
  • 2018-23: Stuart Hampshire / University of Limerick
  • 2019-24: Sudipta Seal / University of Central Florida
  • 2020-25: B. Reeja Jayan / Carnegie Mellon University
  • 2021-26: Christine Heckle / Corning, Inc

Geijsbeek PACRIM International Award Committee

  • 2019-23: Mrityunjay Singh / OAI, NASA
  • 2019-23: Sungwook Mhin. KCerS
  • 2019-23: Soshu Kirihara, CerSJ
  • 2021-25: Tatsuki Ohji / AIST

Global Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award Committee

  • 2021-22: Raj Bordia, Chair / Clemson University
  • 2018-22: William Lee / Imperial College London
  • 2019-23: Winnie Kwai Wong-Ng / NIST
  • 2020-24: Matthew Lambert / Allied Mineral Products, LLC
  • 2021-25: Nicola Perry / University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Navrotsky Award for Experimental Thermodynamics of Solids Sub-Committee

  • 2018-22: Shmuel Hayuns, Chair 2021-22 / Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • 2018-23: Hans Seifert / Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • 2019-24: Gustavo Costa / Vantage Parnters, LLC, NASA
  • 2020-25: Pavel Mogilevsky / UES, Inc.
  • 2021-26: Scott Misture / Alfred University

Rishi Raj Medal for Innovation and Commercialization in Ceramics Sub-Committee

  • 2020-21: Jennifer Lewis, Chair 2020-21 / Harvard University
  • 2020-22: Frank Anderson / CoorsTek
  • 2020-23:  Olivier Guillon / Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
  • 2020-24: Hidehiro Yoshida / University of Tokyo
  • 2020-25: Federico Rosei / INRS
  • 2021-26: John Ballatto / Clemson University

ECerS-ACerS Joint Award

  • 2019-22: Dana Goski / Allied Mineral Products, Inc.
  • 2019-22: Helen Chan / Lehigh University
  • 2019-22: Sanjay Mathur / University of Cologne
  • 2019-22: Francis Cambier / European Ceramic Society
  • 2019-22: Richard Todd / University of Oxford
  • 2019-22: Pavol Sajgalik / Slovak Academy of Sciences

Strategic Planning & Emerging Opportunities Committee

  • 2021-22: Sanjay Mathur, Chair & President-elect / University of Cologne
  • 2021-22: Raj Bordia, President-elect Nominee / Clemson University
  • 2018-22: David Poerschke, Publications Committee Chair / University of Minnesota
  • 2018-22: Rodney Trice, Meetings Committee Chair / Purdue University
  • 2020-22: Lisa Rueschhoff, Member Services Committee Chair / Air Force Research Laboratory
  • 2019-22: Manabu Fukushima / National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
  • 2020-23: Victoria Blair / US Army Research Lab
  • 2021-24: Clive Randall / Pennsylvania State University

Material Advantage Committee

  • Edmund Moore / Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
  • Marissa Reigel / Savannah River National Laboratory
  • R. Allen Kimel / The Pennsylvania State Universith
  • Amanda Krause / University of Florida

ABET Representatives

  • Janet Callahan / Michigan Technological University
  • Harrie Stevens / Alfred University (retired)
  • Bill Mullins / U.S. Navy
  • Alix Clare / New York State College of Ceramics
  • William Hammetter / retired
  • Grant Norton / Washington State University

Young Professionals Network

  • 2020-22: Yuxuan Gong, Co-chair / JELD WEN, Inc.
  • 2021-23: Ashley Hampton / Allied Mineral Products, LLC

Education and Professional Development Council

  • 2019-22: Ashley Hilmas, Co-chair / US Air Force
  • 2021-23: Krista Carlson, Co-chair / University of Nevada, Reno

Humanitarian Activities Network

  • Ian Nettleship, Co-chair / University of Pittsburgh
  • Victoria Christensen, Co-chair / University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Clive Randall / Pennsylvania State University
  • Michael Alexander / Allied Mineral Products, LLC
  • Amanda Krause / University of Florida
  • Geoff Brennecka / Colorado School of Mines
  • Kathleen Richardson / University of Central Florida
  • Jon Binner / University of Birmingham
  • Michael Spencer / North Carolina State University

Presidents Council of Student Advisers

  • 2021-22: Olivia Brandt / PCSA Chair / Purdue University
  • 2021-22: Celia Chari / Communications Committee Chair / California Institute of Technology
  • 2021-22: Nathan McIlwaine / Outreach Committee Chair / The Pennsylvania State University
  • 2021-22: Fox Thorpe / Programming Committee Chair / University of California, Davis
  • 2021-22: John Bussey / Recruitment Committee Chair / Washington State University
  • 2021-22: Michael Thuis / External Partnership Committee Chair / Northwestern University
  • Victoria Blair /Mentor-at-Large / US Army Research Laboratory